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  • Amounts reflect what's raised both by companies and their early investors and do not include extra shares known as overallotment, which are set aside to meet heavy demand.

    The Seattle Times

  • The upper end of that range, equal to $0.45, would generate $11.4 billion - or as much as $13.1 billion if strong demand allowed more shares to be sold in a so-called overallotment of up to 15 percent.

    International Herald Tribune - World News, Analysis, and Global Opinions

  • Without the so-called overallotment, the sale would have raised $19 billion.

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  • Some large shareholders could sell a further 1.8 million shares through the so-called overallotment option within 30 days, according to the company.

    Betfair Jumps 20% After Raising $332 Million in IPO - Bloomberg

  • The banks can increase the offering by 210 million shares by exercising the so-called overallotment option.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The majority of the shares — 358 million, or 412 million with an " overallotment " option that allows the banks to sell additional shares — came from the U.S.

    GM Shares Rise in Return to Market

  • An additional 71.7 million shares are expected to be sold by GM ' s bankers as part of an " overallotment " allowed when sales are stronger than expected.

    GM Stock Sale in High Gear

  • Still, the IPO took in $18.1 billion, assuming the banks sell their " overallotment, " or additional shares they may release if demand warrants.

    Wall Street Payday for a New GM

  • per cent if the extra shares in a so-called overallotment agreement are sold, according to the offering documents.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • If its underwriters exercise an overallotment option to sell more shares, the total raised could go as high as $3.3 billion, making it the second-largest private-equity-backed IPO globally, says Dealogic.

    Kinder Morgan Climbs 3.5% in Its Debut

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